The video was shared on social media yesterday and received over 30 000 views by the time we published the story indicating the video circulated widely.
From the video, it is evident Komphela’s skills are still sharp and he is fit like a fiddle. He dazzled passed opponents like during his playing times.
Football fans were reminded of the former prime Bafana Bafana captain who was instrumental in the formation of the national team after the end of apartheid. He is the former manager of Maritzburg United, Kaizer Chiefs, and Bloemfontein Celtics. Currently, he is managing the Golden Arrows in the Premier Soccer League.
The former Kaizer Chiefs player has fans questioning if he is really 53 years of age.
— Tsheko Musolwa (@TshekoMusolwa) September 24, 2020
How Mzansi football fans reacted to Steve Komphela’s video playing football with children:
One fan on Twitter named African broke down Komphela’s methods into Shielding, getting into space and continuous movement. He thanked the coach for teaching the young ones how football is played.
Another fan reminded football fans that Komphela deserves the respect that he is not getting, “He’s something else that man deserves all respect believe me.”
Others applauded the Golden Arrows coach for keeping himself fit, Your health, fitness is essential till 6 feet underground! Salute,” another fan commented.